Near Purcellville in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Loudoun Branch, Manassas Gap Railroad
Erected 2005 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number T-53.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Manassas Gap Railroad marker series.
Location. 39° 7.316′ N, 77° 41.049′ W. Marker is near Purcellville, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is at the intersection of Sands Road (County Route 709) and Manassas Gap Court, on the right when traveling east on Sands Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Purcellville VA 20132, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker Goose Creek Friends (approx. ¾ mile away); Goose Creek Friends 1817 Meeting House (approx. ¾ mile away); Goose Creek Friends 1765 Meeting House (approx. ¾ mile away); Goose Creek Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away); Goose Creek Friends Oakdale School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mother of the Wright Brothers (approx. 1.1 miles away); Major General Ben H. Fuller (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ambush at Purcellville (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Purcellville.
Also see . . .
1. Manassas Gap Railroad. (PDF) National Register of Historic Places nomination form. While mostly concerned with the main line, the form does offer many details of the Loudoun Branch and the company's financial issues. (Submitted on April 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Loudoun Branch of the Manassas Gap Railroad. Several sections of road bed and at least one tunnel relating to the railroad still exist today. (Submitted on April 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,890 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.